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Elton Harris Keene

October 15, 1934 March 26, 2019
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ELTON HARRIS KEENE


Elton Harris Keene, 84, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky died at 8:55 a.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Monday at Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home with Jon Voss officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at the funeral home on Monday. Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

A native of Chatham, Virginia was born on October 15, 1934 the son of the late Morris Keene and Kate Custer Keene.

He retired as a First Sergeant with the 101st Airborne as a Master Parachutist. He served in Korea and Vietnam receiving the Bronze Star along with other meritorious and commendation medals. He was a member of Eagle Way Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife: Peggy Yvonne Keene of 65 years; his son, Mark (Natalie) Keene of Nolensville, TN; his daughter, Deborah (Joseph) Branham of Lexington, VA; his grandchildren, Elizabeth Amber Branham, Kaleb Keene and Lacey Keene.

Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ Relief Effort, Nashville, TN.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

1

Apr

10:00 AM 4/1/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4/1/2019 12:00:00 PM
Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home

2504 S. Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home
2504 S. Virginia Street Hopkinsville 42240 KY
United States

Service

Monday

1

Apr

12:00 PM 4/1/2019 12:00:00 PM
Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home

2504 S. Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home
2504 S. Virginia Street Hopkinsville 42240 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West Final Resting Place

5817 Fort Campbell Blvd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

5817 Fort Campbell Blvd Hopkinsville 42240 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Church of Christ Relief Effort

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